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Named one of the Top 100 Female Advisors in the U.S. by Barron’s Investment News (2006), Rita Mansour advises clients across the U.S. Fluent in three languages, she advises a diverse client list including professionals, foundations, endowments and institutions. Rita’s global experience, keen sense of entrepreneurship, and attention to detail provide her clients with a unique perspective.

As Senior Managing Director of McDonald Partners, Rita has been recognized as a member of the Forbes/Shook Best in State Wealth Advisor Ranking (2020), which ranks the top advisors in America. This award is based on assets under management, ethical and moral standards and client satisfaction.

Rita has received several awards throughout her career, including Toledo’s 20 under 40 Award (2004). She was Outstanding Alumni of the Year of The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation (2007) and received the YWCA Milestone Award for Business (2011) and the Jefferson Award for Public Service (2020). She also received the Girl Scout’s Women of Distinction Award (2020) and the ProMedica Philanthropic Volunteer of the Year (2022).  

As a registered representative of McDonald Partners, Rita holds Series 7, 9/10, 31, 63 and 65 licenses. She is a licensed life and health insurance agent. Further, Rita earned the Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) certification, administered by Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®).

A Toledo native, Rita graduated from the University of Toledo. While a student, she developed a successful promotional products company and was awarded the Edwin R. Hodge Memorial Entrepreneurship Award in 1988.


Rita is involved civic and philanthropic organizations and volunteers as a Board Member of the Toledo Museum of Art, Connect Toledo, and the Advisory Council of the Sisters of Notre Dame. Rita is on the Grants Committee of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation. She has served as the Co-Chair of Momentum, a 3-day celebration of the arts and cultural, and she is an Honorary Board Member of the Arts Commission.

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